Today’s wonderful story is Bee Love (Can Be Hard) and is written by former Supreme Court Justice, NFL Pro, and grandfather, Alan Page. It is co-written by his daughter and school teacher Kamie Page. And the artwork is by illustrator David Geister.
For more bee stories, check out this storytime video;
For Winter Fun Day we read: In the Snow: Who’s Been Here? by Lindsay Barrett George
Print and Play the Animal Track Match Game!
Visit That After School Life to get instructions on how to play! The PDF printables are free. Students can play in groups of 4, so only a few sets are needed to print per group.
Today we read 3 pizza-themed books! In the comments I want to know your favourite pizza toppings!
Pizza Kittens by Charlotte Voake
Hi, Pizza Man! by Virginia Walter and Illustrated by Ponder Goembel
Pete’s A Pizza by William Steig
Activity – Geometry Pizza!
This cool idea comes from Mrs. Thompson’s Treasures. Cut out the following shapes using different coloured construction paper;
Colour the edges of the paper plate brown to look like crust. Glue your shapes onto your paper plate. Voila, shape pizza!
Hello everyone and happy Tu B’Shevat! Today we read…
Be A Friend to Trees by Patricia Lauber and illustrated by Holly Keller
Where the video asks you to make a list of things made out of wood, and then things made out of paper and cardboard, PAUSE the video and list the items you discover in the comments of this blog post. When the story is done, also comment one thing YOU can do to be a friend to trees.
Today we read two very silly and a little bit twisted re-tellings of:
Henny-Penny retold and illustrated by Jane Wattenberg
The Adventures of the Dish and the Spoon by Mini Grey
To give younger students a bit of context for The Adventures of the Dish and The Spoon, you can always start by sharing the nursery rhyme…
Hey diddle, diddle!
The cat and the fiddle,
The cow jumped over the moon;
The little dog laughed
To see such sport,
And the dish ran away with the spoon.